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Colombian LAVs delivered

6th May 2014 - 13:59 GMT | by Inigo Guevara in Mexico City


The Colombian Army (COLAR) took delivery of an initial batch of 11 GDLS-C LAV-III armoured personnel carriers in mid-April, it has emerged.

COLAR will use the vehicle to form the first company of a new mechanized infantry group to be established in the La Guajira region of Colombia that borders with Venezuela.

The delivery is part of a $65.3 million direct commercial sales contract signed by the Colombian MoD via the Canadian Commercial Corporation in December 2012. 

The number of LAV-III’s procured to date is 32 up from the 24 originally reported in the January 2013 contract announcement and deliveries

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Inigo Guevara


Inigo Guevara

Inigo Guevara is a Mexican writer, analyst, and consultant specialising in Latin American defence and …

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